Tsunami Warning Test

    Press Release From the CHP and the Mendocino County Office of Emergency Services: The Mendocino County Office of Emergency Services, in cooperation with the Counties of Humboldt and Del Norte, the National Weather Service, and the California Emergency Management Agency has scheduled a Tsunami Warning System Test on March 27, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12: PM. If

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Battle for Hearts and Minds Heats Up On Willits Bypass: Caltrans Puts Up Website and Anti-Bypass Crowd Offers Nude Photo Shoot

The Willits Bypass issue is heating up.  The scheduled Caltrans’ project which proposes to put in a road around Willits to the east has local environmental groups up in arms. A tree sitter, the Warbler, has occupied a large pine tree in the affected area.  LoCO has approached both environmentalists and Caltrans and is in the process of gathering information in

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Nurses Picket St. Joe’s

Photo by Mark Ahrens An estimated 200 people showed up to show support for the local RN’s in their picket of St. Joesph’s Hospital in Eureka.  This protest was part of a coordinated effort by nurses at locations in Apple Valley, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, and Eureka. This part of what nurses characterized as an effort to protect patients by bringing in more staff

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Perilous Plunge Bobs Up and Down

All photos provided by Mark Larson of Mark Larson Photography. This weekend’s event to raise money for the Discovery Museum, the Perilous Plunge, brought in $10,000 less than last year. In spite of the shortfall, museum director Lynn Langdon says, “We consider it a success…The community came out in a big way…This gets the word out in a big way.”

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